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IKANO and DSL Extreme launch New Microsoft Exchange and Blackberry Service for SMBs called DNAmail
SALT LAKE CITY, UT, APRIL 23rd, 2008 – IKANO Communications Inc., the nation’s leading aggregator of IP services, and DSL Extreme, California’s leading Internet service provider and a division of IKANO, announced today the launch of DNAmail.com. The new service will help small and mid-sized businesses (SMBs) and organizations utilize web-based communication and collaboration tools including Microsoft Exchange 2007 Email, SharePoint Intranet, and Blackberry Enterprise Services.
“IKANO is now offering more solutions for businesses as our customers have asked for more,” said George Naspo, CEO of IKANO. “We are dedicated to delivering a variety of solutions that allow midsized businesses to utilize the same computing technologies as large enterprises, without the hosting costs. DNAmail is an important launch for IKANO as we embrace ‘cloud computing’ in collaboration with leading technology companies for the benefit of our partners and end users.”
DNAmail provides Microsoft Exchange 2007 email technology to enable businesses and organizations a communications platform to enhance collaboration and productivity. Connecting employees to a secure central area for messaging, calendaring, and contacts also enables freedom for multiple office locations, employees and devices. DNAmail is a Blackberry Alliance Member and a Microsoft Certified Partner, with IT professionals that specialize in maintaining guaranteed uptime, spam filtering, and reliability of communication services.
“We are excited about the launch of DNAmail since we realize small businesses have evolved with the use of new technology and are looking for providers to help their email evolve as well,” said George Mitsopoulos, VP of DSL Extreme. “What business owners want is a mail server and communications platform they don’t have to manage or worry about. DNAmail will help businesses reduce technology and support expenses and maintain their existing branding.”
Small businesses can now have the same advantages large organizations do with Microsoft Exchange 2007 and Blackberry messaging support for everyone in the office at a low cost. DNAmail will also provide live and local phone support for employees. Plans start at $9.95 a month, with a 30-day free trial.
DNAmail also announced today a wholesale offering for organizations interested in reselling Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint Intranet portals, and customer support services under their own brand. “IKANO has invested serious time and technology to ensure the Exchange Email and Blackberry services are solid for our customers,” said Bonnie Bird, Director of Sales and Exchange Evangelist at DNAmail. “More and more companies are seeing the benefits of outsourcing their mail to specialists who can guarantee uptime and spam avoidance.”
DNAmail will also be launching additional vendor services this year to assist SMBs with network productivity and maintenance. Visit DNAmail at HostingCon 2008 (Booth #322) on July 28-30 in Chicago. Call Bonnie Bird at 818-435-1107 or visit DNAmail.com to find out how DNAmail can help your business evolve with you.
About DSL Extreme
DSL Extreme is the largest private DSL provider in California and offershigh-speed and traditional Internet services nationwide. Founded in 1999 and headquartered in Los Angeles, DSL Extreme offers a suite of online services for consumer and business customers – including DSL and dialup Internet access, email, website hosting and data circuits with superior quality connectivity. The DSL Extreme network serves tens of thousands of clients across the country. To learn more, visit www.dslextreme.com.
About IKANO Communications, Inc.
IKANO, founded in 1999, is a provider of IP solutions including email, Internet access, hosting, billing and end user support. IKANO makes it easy for customers and service providers to maintain their unique brand while eliminating the hassle of maintaining servers, network contracts and call centers. IKANO provides Google Apps services and support for businesses and organizations. Headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah, the company has offices in Los Angeles, Seattle, and Toronto. IKANO is backed by Insight Venture Partners and other investors. Companies interested in learning more about IKANO should contact [email protected], call 877-492-0121, or visit www.ikano.com.
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IKANO Communications Inc.
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Salt Lake City, UT 84116